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Ted Kennedy on redemption

According to a story in today’s New York Times, in his memoir, released after his death, Ted Kennedy talks frankly about the tragic incident at Chappaquiddick, and the slow, painful process of redemption. Meanwhile, ABC News answers the question: with … Continue reading

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Weekend wrap: Kennedy laid to rest

It was a heck of a weekend for television, topped by the moving, well orchestrated remembrance and funeral for Senator Ted Kennedy. Highlights of Saturday’s memorial:

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In Kennedy’s honor: three simple steps to get health reform done

With Ted Kennedy’s passing, the burden of fulfilling his life’s work — making sure that every American has access to decent, basic healthcare, something any civilized society should provide — falls to the members of his party, particularly his fellow … Continue reading

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HELP on the way?

when you want something done right, get Teddy Kennedy to do it. It seems Kennedy has swooped in and delivered a health care plan with a public option that has the support of all 13 Democrats on the relevant Senate … Continue reading

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Kennedy being feted now

Senator Edward Kennedy, the only Kennedy brother to experience old age, is receiving his tribute at the Dem convention, in a film by the great Kevin Burns. I can’t imagine anything more moving, or more deserved. Hopefully the video will … Continue reading

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Kennedy to undergo brain surgery today

The Senator will be treated at Duke University: In a statement released shortly before 6:30 a.m., Kennedy said he would be operated on by Dr. Allan Friedman at the Duke University Medical Center and expects to recuperate there for about … Continue reading

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As for me? I’m going sailing

Ted Kennedy leaves the hospital, and goes sailing. Good for him. |

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Sen. Kennedy’s condition updated

MSNBC is reporting that the senior Senator from Massachusetts, and the pater familias of the Kennedy family, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, specifically a “glioma,” which was the apparent cause of his seizure. The common treatment is radiation … Continue reading

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Godspeed, Teddy Kennedy

MSNBC has the latest on Senator Edward Kennedy’s condition. Apparently, he suffered a seizure, but not a stroke. He’s resting comfortably at MassGen in Boston.

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Fox News scrapes the bottom of the barrel … again

Yet another reason to dismiss Fox News from the ranks of serious journalism: this afternoon, I was scanning through the cable channels for updates on Sen. Ted Kennedy’s hospitalization. I happened to pause on Fox News Channel, and caught a … Continue reading

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